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  1. Soul Science Lab Joins Belafonte's Many Rivers to Cross Festival LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 24-7 Press Release

    ... three stages featuring world-renown artists, speakers and activists including Carlos Santana, John Legend, Common, Ledisi, Public Enemy, Dave Matthews, Estelle, Macklemore, TI, Sweet Honey In The Rock, Robert Glasper, Q Tip, Chris Rock, Jasiri X, ...

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  2. Actor Tituss Burgess Plans To Bring 'The Preacher's Wife' To BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | Vibe

    ... will attend an "investors' audition" later this month for the production that'll feature critically-acclaimed singer Ledisi, and award-winning actress Loretta Devine, who also starred in the Penny Marshall-directed film. The Preacher's Wife , which ...

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  3. 'Kimmy Schmidt's Tituss Burgess Aims 'The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | Deadline

    Tituss Burgess , a star of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and 30 Rock , will head up an investors' audition of The Preacher's Wife on September 12 in New York starring the R&B and jazz singer Ledisi and Loretta Devine . The musical adaptation of the 1996 film with Whitney Houston has a book by Daniel Beaty and score by Burgess, whose Broadway performance credits include The Little Mermaid and Guys and Dolls .

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  4. What the President reads or dances to?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 5 | The Daily Star

    ... I Have My Way - Chrisette Michele 2. Espera - Esperanza Spalding 3. Tell It Like It Is - Aaron Neville 4. Alright - Ledisi 5. Trapped By A Thing Called Love - Denise LaSalle 6. Lady - D'Angelo President Obama turned 55-years-old this year. Michelle ...

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  5. Birmingham residents march, enjoy concert supporting move for Civil Rights National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... district, lending support to the effort by participating in a brief march and enjoying a concert by popular artist Ledisi . Prior to the march, Bell, Sewell and several members of the city council addressed the crowd that had gathered on 16th ...

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  6. Ledisi Pens Sweet Message to Gabby Douglas Amid Hair CriticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Essence Magazine

    ... on what her hair looked like. Fortunately, many took to social media to show their support for Gabby including singer Ledisi. "Dear Gabby! I love your hair but most importantly I LOVE your talent and spirit!" " she wrote. "Keep winning. God Bless! ...

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  7. Cedric the Entertainer to be honored as person of the year at UNCF...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | PRWeb

    Join nine-time Grammy -nominated recording artist Ledisi as she headlines the inaugural UNCF St. Louis Evening of Stars Concert Gala honoring actor, comedian and philanthropist Cedric the Entertainer at the Sheldon Performing Arts Center on July 31 at 7 p.m. Join nine-time Grammy -nominated recording artist Ledisi as she headlines the inaugural UNCF St. Louis Evening of Stars Concert Gala honoring actor, comedian and philanthropist Cedric the Entertainer at the Sheldon Performing Arts Center on July 31 at 7 p.m. The Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation has awarded more than $150,000 and assisted more than 50 students in achieving a college education since the scholarship's inception in 2002.

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  8. Robert Glasper, Miles Davis: Everything's BeautifulRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... a modest, laid back solo on "I'm Leaving You," content with animating broiling funk groove over which R&B singer Ledisi lays down a catchy hook. The track is upbeat and relaxed, but it comes as downright fiery in the context of this consistently ...

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  9. Photo Flash: HAMILTON's Leslie Odom Jr. Kicks Off Residency at The McKittrick HotelRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Leslie Odom Jr . kicked off his late-night residency at The McKittrick Hotel last night, July 14, featuring a special surprise guest appearance by fellow Grammy winner Ledisi, who performed a duet with Leslie of her hit song "Alright."

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  10. The beautiful ones: 10 rising stars at the 2016 Essence FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    ... It's no coincidence then that his influence is all over the artists on this year's bill - from powerhouse vocalist Ledisi, who sang with Prince on his late-career single "Ain't Gonna Miss U When U're Gone," to several younger artists whose Princely ...

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  11. Watch the Erykah Badu-Directed Video For "Maiysha (So Long)" http://smarturl.it/Maiysha_So_LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | PR Newswire

    New Video From The New Album of Miles Davis Recordings Reimagined by Robert Glasper - EVERYTHING'S BEAUTIFUL Out Now Featuring Badu, KING, John Scofield, Bilal, Ledisi, DJ Spinna, Stevie Wonder, Laura Mvula, Hiatus Kaiyote & More have teamed up again for the track & video for "Maiysha ", from new album Everything's Beautiful --the visionary exploration of music, featuring reimagined interpretations of his music produced by Glasper. The track's lyrics were written by Badu, and were based on "Maiysha" by Davis.

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  12. Cedric the Entertainer to Be Honored at Uncf St. Louis Evening of Stars Concert GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    WHAT : 2016 UNCF St. Louis Evening of Stars Concert Gala: Nine-time GrammyA -nominated recording artist Ledisi headlines the inaugural UNCF St. Louis Evening of Stars Concert Gala honoring actor, comedian and philanthropist Cedric the Entertainer. Since the scholarship's inception in 2002, the Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation has awarded more than $150,000 and assisted more than 50 students in achieving a college education.

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  13. Cedric the Entertainer to be Honored at UNCF St. Louis Evening of Stars Concert GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | PRWeb

    WHAT: 2016 UNCF St. Louis Evening of Stars Concert Gala: Nine-time Grammy -nominated recording artist Ledisi headlines the inaugural UNCF St. Louis Evening of Stars Concert Gala honoring actor, comedian and philanthropist Cedric the Entertainer. Since the scholarship's inception in 2002, the Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation has awarded more than $150,000 and assisted more than 50 students in achieving a college education.

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  14. 200 Chart Moves: Miles Davis Makes 'Beautiful' Return With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Billboard

    ... (including outtakes) from his Columbia Records catalog, and blends them with contributions from artists like Bilal , Ledisi , Stevie Wonder , Erykah Badu and John Scofield . The new album also debuts at No. 1 on the overall Jazz Albums chart, and ...

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  15. Everything's BeautifulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... into a hardwired acid-funk rapscallion. The collaboration between former Miles guitarist Scofiled and the dazzling Ledisi on "I'm Leaving You,'' revives the rambunctious and buck wild Davis of his On The Corner album -- a.k.a. the straw that broke ...

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  16. ESSENCE Festival Artist Robert Glasper Releases Miles Davis TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Essence Magazine

    ... album fuses Davis' original recordings with fresh interpretations by artists like Stevie Wonder ("Right on Brotha"), Ledisi ("I'm Leaving You"), Bilal ("Ghetto Walkin'") and Hiatus Kaiyote ("Little Church").

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  17. Robert Glasper Reflects on Miles Davis for the Late Legend's 90th BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Billboard

    ... who's joined for his adventurous compositions on Everything's Beautiful by guests such as Stevie Wonder, Bilal, Ledisi, Erykah Badu, onetime Davis guitarist John Scofield, J Dilla's brother Illa J and more. "I have all this dialogue of Miles talking ...

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  18. TRAXRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... been his 90th birthday. Glasper, no stranger to pushing envelopes, guides an intrepid A-Team (Bilal, Illa J, KING, Ledisi, Phonte, John Scofield, Stevie Wonder) as they sample, twist and embellish bits of Davis recordings. Layers reveal themselves ...

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  19. Robert Glasper mines the Miles Davis archive on the inside-out tribute 'Everything's Beautiful'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... run with Stevie Wonder's harmonica in "Right on Brotha" or as little as his parched whisper to carry the hook between Ledisi and guitarist John Scofield in the funk-heavy "I'm Leaving You." Bilal lends a soulful vocal over a flickering snippet of ...

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  20. A Jazz Record for Jazz FansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Glasper, who counts both J Dilla and Herbie Hancock among his influences, recruited pop vocalists Erykah Badu, Bilal, Ledisi, Laura Mvula and other fellow genre-benders to recast Davis in a contemporary light. But with his new album "Escape ...

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